Burnley Rocky Jones
Burnley “Rocky” Jones was an internationally known political activist who focused on human rights, racism and poverty. He was a professor and lawyer in Nova Scotia.
Books by Burnley Rocky Jones
An Autobiography by Burnley “Rocky” Jones
Born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, Burnley “Rocky” Jones is one of Canada’s most important figures of social justice. Often referred to as Canada’s Stokely Carmichael, Jones was tirelessly dedicated to student movements, peace activism, Black Power, anti-racism, women’s liberation and human rights reform. He was a leader in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, brought the Black Panthers to Canada, taught at Dalhousie and founded his own law firm… (more information)